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logged in websites are not remaining logged in, must re-log in every few hours

hi all i'm having a problem with firefox browser, its not keeping my website logged in. This does not occur after i close my browser but after a few hours of log in, eve… (read more)

hi all i'm having a problem with firefox browser, its not keeping my website logged in. This does not occur after i close my browser but after a few hours of log in, even if i leave the browser opened and come again back later.

I've been using firefox for ages now and never really had this issue. It has only starting happening only recently, since early this week or last week the most.

I've also manually cleared all cookies/log in etc and updated firefox to the latest version maybe it helps, but nothing changed.

Please note that I do not clear history/active log in etc neither it is set up to do it automatically when i close browser also i do not have any 3rd party apps that forbid cookies. I had a firefox addon before but disabled it maybe it was interfering, but it still didnt resolve the problem.

any help much appreciated as it is getting quite irritating. Thanks in advance Lee

Asked by JC 5 days ago

Last reply by JC 1 day ago

firefox tab name edit

firefox tab name edit: can a user name tab at will ? right now it has LOGO and "Home" but i want it to read something like OSC-US Office of Special Counsel-Independent Ag… (read more)

firefox tab name edit: can a user name tab at will ?

right now it has LOGO and "Home" but i want it to read something like OSC-US Office of Special Counsel-Independent Agency-Home because i just do.

i have three other bookmarks for OSC: i can edit the bookmark name from "properties" but have never known whether i can also edit the name shown on a tab.

LOGO Home isn't too helpful to me. but even just knowing that i CAN'T edit tab names will be helpful to know, so i can stop thinking about it and get some sleep after another bag of chocolate-chip cookies. being an american right now is plenty stressful.

who named them "cookies" anyhow?-is it bc they kind of leave crumbs? did i win?

thank you for helping. i do appreciate it.

Asked by notanotherhero 4 hours ago

Shrink-to-fit for pdf files does not work in Firefox 82.0.2 (correction to earlier request for help)

In initial request for help, I said that reducing size fixes shrink-to-fit problem. IT DOES NOT. The size reduces, but still only the upper 3/4 of the page prints. Tha… (read more)

In initial request for help, I said that reducing size fixes shrink-to-fit problem. IT DOES NOT. The size reduces, but still only the upper 3/4 of the page prints. Thank you.

Asked by hcole-pe 4 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 hours ago

Shrink-to-fit for printing does not work in Firefox 82.0.2

"Shrink page to fit paper size" does not work printing .pdf files ("Letter" 8-1/2 x 11 paper, or any other size). In the document I am trying to print, only the upper 3… (read more)

"Shrink page to fit paper size" does not work printing .pdf files ("Letter" 8-1/2 x 11 paper, or any other size). In the document I am trying to print, only the upper 3/4 of page is printed on full paper page (remainder does not carry over to next page). Width is correct. Full page will print if 80% reduction is chosen, but reduction is not in same proportion as paper page. Windows 7. Firefox 82.0.2. Read numerous articles and posts. Nothing works. Printer is Brother HL-2270DW connected via USB. Using about:config > print :

    print.printer_HL-2270DW_USB.print_paper_data    The value is "1"  
    print.printer_HL-2270DW_USB.print_shrink_to_fit     The value is "true"  
    scaling is .8  (tired 1.0 without success)

All other "print" keys are as described in numerous Google items on this topic. Right now I can only save the document as a .pdf, and then open in in Adobe DC that is installed on same computer. Document prints correctly. This is a pain. I read in one Google post that starting with version around 55 Firefox no longer uses Adobe plug-in for pdf files, but switched to its own plug-in - it is clumsy, and as in this situation it does not work. PLEASE go back to using Adobe plug-in.

Asked by hcole-pe 4 hours ago

Last reply by hcole-pe 2 hours ago

Clearing cache also clears all logins!

Hi All, Several times I've cleared my cache and managed to also delete ALL of my logins. I most certainly do uncheck the box for "Cookies and Site Data", leaving only "Ca… (read more)

Hi All,

Several times I've cleared my cache and managed to also delete ALL of my logins. I most certainly do uncheck the box for "Cookies and Site Data", leaving only "Cached Web Content" checked and it still deletes all info. Also whenever I go back in that page, both are (again) checked.

What am I doing wrong?

Is there a way in "about:config" to default this area to "Cached Web Content" only?

Russ

Asked by RASelkirk 5 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

After lates Firefox update access to web based e'mail is stopped

After the latest Firefox update was automatically carried out, I found that my access to my e'mail on a web based site is being prevented. I enter my normal name and pas… (read more)

After the latest Firefox update was automatically carried out, I found that my access to my e'mail on a web based site is being prevented. I enter my normal name and password, I can see communication links taking place in the bottom left hand corner of my web page but then nothing happens, my entry web page does not go to the e'mail account web page.

I have tried changing the proxy contol to both "None" and "Automatically controlled by Firefox" but that has no effect. I am not using, nor is there any Proxy involved. I have also checked the firewall and that is open for my e'mail site.

The e'mail access was fine untill this update was installed.

What do I need to do?

Many thanks for any help.

Asked by mrpdickens 9 hours ago

Last reply by Henry.M 9 hours ago

Two versions of Firefox (74.0 and 80.0) showing in Programs (Windows 7)

Hi All, For some reason, I have two versions of Firefox showing in my Programs and Features, on Windows 7. Version 74.0, installed 13/03/2020, and version 80.0, installed… (read more)

Hi All,

For some reason, I have two versions of Firefox showing in my Programs and Features, on Windows 7.

Version 74.0, installed 13/03/2020, and version 80.0, installed 28/08/2020.

I've seen another topic mentioning this problem for older versions, and tried using a Registry Cleaner as mentioned in that one - but it has made no difference, and both versions are still there.

I'm wary of trying to uninstall the 74.0 version using the Firefox uninstaller, as when I start that there is no mention of it just uninstalling 74.0 - it gives the impression it is uninstalling all versions, which is not something I want.

I just don't need two versions of Firefox on my PC, especially when the older version is no longer used.

Any advice would be much appreciated.

Asked by Pittsm07 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

mesterjelszó

Jó napot! A problémám a következő: beállitottam magamnak 1 mesterjelszót ami minden további probléma nélkül működött is viszont mikor pár hónapig nem használtam a gépemet… (read more)

Jó napot! A problémám a következő: beállitottam magamnak 1 mesterjelszót ami minden további probléma nélkül működött is viszont mikor pár hónapig nem használtam a gépemet azt azt követő újra használatkor már nem fogadta el a mesterjelszavamat.Próbáltam mar resetelni is de az önök által megadott "link" nem működik,viszont nem is resetelni inkább csak kikapcsolni szeretném.Ha az segit le tudom irni a jelszavat amit megadtam . Válaszukat várom,köszönöm addig is

Asked by balint19931 1 day ago

Autofill not working

Can someone provide a solution for autofill (both addresses and passwords) not working. And no, don't say "did you check or uncheck so and so - I've been writing CNC soft… (read more)

Can someone provide a solution for autofill (both addresses and passwords) not working. And no, don't say "did you check or uncheck so and so - I've been writing CNC software interfaces for years and have little idea about setting up a system. Getting fed up with having to repeatedly log on and add the address over and over (I get the prompts to save). The save address "feature" RARELY works. Firefox "used" to be able to perform this feature - now it is becoming a buggy FAIL. I'm thinking it may be time to just give up, uninstall it, and move on to Chrome...

Asked by zimotekjh 1 day ago

No replies to "lost bookmarks & personal tabs after Firefox update"

Have had no reply to my question yesterday. I did ask the same about 6 days ago and had 2 replies but the replies have disappeared . How can I access those replies plea… (read more)

Have had no reply to my question yesterday. I did ask the same about 6 days ago and had 2 replies but the replies have disappeared . How can I access those replies please. Thankyou Philip

Asked by philipgperry 1 day ago

Last reply by philipgperry 1 day ago

Annoying update message

How do i stop firefox from annoying me with "Whats new in this update" message? I don't do updates very often because most of the times firefox gets worse after i update,… (read more)

How do i stop firefox from annoying me with "Whats new in this update" message? I don't do updates very often because most of the times firefox gets worse after i update, before it gets fixed again. I have that problem on PC and Android phone, so i know its true. The old way over "About config" does no longer apply. The prompt pops up every couple of minutes and annoys the hell out of me. PLEASE HELP ME TO STOP THIS NONSENSE. Thanks

Asked by marc-antonio1979 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

CCleaner

HELP I ran CCleaner not realizing it was going to delete my browsing history. I've tried some internet searches to find a way to recover the history but I am having no lu… (read more)

HELP I ran CCleaner not realizing it was going to delete my browsing history. I've tried some internet searches to find a way to recover the history but I am having no luck.

I am running Windows 7 Home, Firefox version 82.0 (64bit)

Thanks in advance to anyone who can help!

Asked by dremwolf 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

can't logout from a site

Hi, With Firefox 81.0.2 64-bit running on Windows 7, I can't logout from my account on a very specific site. If I delete the 2 cookies the site wrote on my computer, I'm … (read more)

Hi, With Firefox 81.0.2 64-bit running on Windows 7, I can't logout from my account on a very specific site. If I delete the 2 cookies the site wrote on my computer, I'm then presented with the logon window and I'm able to login again but not logout until I delete the 2 fresh cookies the site just put on my computer during the new session. Should I log under a private window, nothing being written to my computer, log out is always possible. I'm also able to log out from my current session with an older version of firefox (50.1.0). This also close the session opened under Firefox 81. At the moment, only one site is behaving like this. I first asked the support of this site. Here's its reply: <<That is an interesting problem you have there! It might be that your session wasn't properly removed from our server but I know that we restarted our webserver 3 days ago, so that should have resolved itself if that was the problem. I don't have any other suggestions, but if a private window works, this suggests an issue with your cookie management of the browser.>>

Please may you help ? TIA

Asked by Youri.margarin 2 days ago

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How do I delete a saved login that is not displayed in lockwise?

I accidentally entered a password in the login field. When asked by the browser about saving the password, he answered in the negative. I was surprised when the next time… (read more)

I accidentally entered a password in the login field. When asked by the browser about saving the password, he answered in the negative. I was surprised when the next time I entered the site, I saw two login options ([LOGIN]; and [PASSWORD]) in the dropdown menu. [LOGIN] matched my login. [PASSWORD] matched my password. Both logins are without a password. There is no stored data in lockwise for this site. If you save a random password for an unnecessary login ([PASSWORD]-[1111]), then it will be displayed in lockwise. Removing an account from lockwise removes the password, but does not affect the login. The only solution I found was to change the lockwise login. ([PASSWORD]-[1111] -> [1]-[111]), But after deleting this account, the login [PASSWORD] is returned to the drop-down menu.

Asked by AquiloSpiritus 2 days ago

Answered by Václav Trpišovský 2 days ago

lost bookmarks and tabs

I clicked to accept the latest Firefox add on which stated "all my bookmarks and tabs will be saved". They have all disappeared. If i click on the "old firebox data" on … (read more)

I clicked to accept the latest Firefox add on which stated "all my bookmarks and tabs will be saved". They have all disappeared. If i click on the "old firebox data" on my desktop surely that should produce all the bookmarks and tabs. But no. Instead it brings up 2 file names with indecipherable titles. eg one begins "tula7e15.". And if you click on that you get just another set of technical titles like "saved telemetry-pings" or "features". And if you click on these it then says "file empty".

The same thing happens if I click on "Restore" or "Profile" ie it just leads me to a set of nonesense categories with nothing there. So surely there must be a simple way of restoring my bookmark titles ( I had about 40 bookmarks) given that it only took one click to remove them when I took up the firefox add on ?

Thankyou. P.s. please suggest something simple as I am not great with computer technology. Philip

Asked by philipgperry 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 hours ago

Firefox Tags missing entirely from library

Using firefox 81.0.2 for a while now i've notiec that my library is missing a tags section entirely, so have no way to manage/browse by tags. I see Bookmarks See Pocket… (read more)

Using firefox 81.0.2 for a while now i've notiec that my library is missing a tags section entirely, so have no way to manage/browse by tags. I see Bookmarks See Pocket List downloads see synched tabs

but no tag option anywhere . i can edit bookmarks and add tags, but have no way to manage or view by tags.

Thanks for any help.

Asked by jesse11 2 days ago

Last reply by jesse11 1 day ago